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Grifols Receives ISO 13485:2003+AC:2009 Quality Management Certification for its Medical Devices

January 18, 2012 4:50 am | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES/PRNewswire/ -- Grifols, a global healthcare company and biopharmaceutical manufacturer based in Barcelona, Spain, announced that its U.S. diagnostic and hospital divisions have received ISO 13485:2003+AC:2009 certification, an international quality standard...

BrainStorm Announces Clinical Data for Safety and Supporting Efficacy of NurOwn Based on Initial Phase I and II Results

January 17, 2012 5:27 am | News | Comments

New York, USA & Petach Tikvah, Israel - B3C newswire - BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc., an innovative developer of adult stem cell technologies and Central Nervous System (CNS) therapeutics, today announced that the data from the initial patients in its ALS Phase I/II human clinical trial treated...

Miraculins Files with Health Canada for PreVu Medical Device License

January 17, 2012 5:21 am | by Associated Press | News | Comments

Miraculins Inc., a medical diagnostic company focused on developing and commercializing diagnostic tests and risk assessment technologies for unmet clinical needs, announces today that it has filed a class II medical device license application with Health Canada for the PreVu Non-Invasive...

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Saudi Arabia Uses ZOLL's Temperature Management Solution to Revive Pilgrims from Heat Stroke During the Hajj Pilgrimage

January 16, 2012 5:34 am | News | Comments

CHELMSFORD, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ZOLL® Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, announced today that the Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health purchased six ZOLL intravascular temperature management (IVTM™) systems...

Lloydspharmacy Partners With Proteus Biomedical to Launch Innovative Digital Health Product

January 16, 2012 5:10 am | News | Comments

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--UK community pharmacy chain Lloydspharmacy and US company Proteus Biomedical, Inc., a pioneer in digital health, have today announced an exclusive strategic collaboration to commercialize and launch Heliusâ„¢, a digital health product...

Air Techniques' Polaris Given 'Top Intraoral Camera of 2012' Award

January 16, 2012 5:06 am | News | Comments

MELVILLE, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Air Techniques, Inc., a leading dental equipment manufacturer, announced today that its Polaris Intraoral Camera has been awarded Top Intraoral Camera of 2012 by THE DENTAL ADVISOR. Polaris offers superior optics and a broad focal range...

MagnaCare Announces Partnership with Telcare, Developers of Only Wireless Blood Glucose Meter (BGM) on the Market

January 13, 2012 5:23 am | News | Comments

NEW YORK & BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MagnaCare, a health plan management company, announced today its partnership with Bethesda, M.D.-based Telcare, Inc. in order to provide a unique level of quality care to its clients living with diabetes. Through this partnership...

Endosense Launches TactiCath 75 Force-Sensing Catheter, Announces New Results of EFFICAS I Clinical Study

January 13, 2012 5:14 am | News | Comments

GENEVA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Endosense, a pioneer and leader in force-sensing technology focused on improving the efficacy and safety of catheter ablation for the treatment of cardiac arrhythmias, has announced the European launch of the TactiCath 75 force-sensing ablation catheter...

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RaySearch Laboratories: RayStation 2.5 released

January 13, 2012 5:08 am | News | Comments

STOCKHOLM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Regulatory News: RaySearch Laboratories AB announces that version 2.5 of RaySearch's RayStation® treatment planning system has been released for clinical use in Europe and USA and is pending regulatory approval in Canada.

Bacterial Infections: New Laboratory Method Uses Mass Spectrometry to Rapidly Detect Staph Infections

January 12, 2012 5:19 am | News | Comments

Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have developed a new laboratory test that can rapidly identify the bacterium responsible for staph infections. This new test takes advantage of unique isotopic...

Ford Collaborates with Microsoft, Healthrageous and BlueMetal Architects for In-Car Health and Wellness Research

January 12, 2012 4:54 am | News | Comments

LAS VEGAS – Ford, Microsoft, Healthrageous and BlueMetal Architects announced an alliance today to research technology to help people monitor and maintain health and wellness while on the move. The alliance was unveiled during the “Doctor in Your Car” keynote address...

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Court Upholds Celsis IVT Injunction Against Life Technologies Corporation in LiverPool Patent Infringement Lawsuit

January 11, 2012 5:03 am | News | Comments

BALTIMORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Celsis In Vitro, Inc. (Celsis IVT) announced today that the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C. upheld a preliminary injunction against Life Technologies Corporation's infringement of U.S. Patent No. 7,604,929...

Unisyn Now Repairing Logiq E9 Ultrasound Transducers

January 11, 2012 4:58 am | News | Comments

GOLDEN, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unisyn Medical Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of sustainable solutions to the diagnostic imaging industry, today announced it has the capability to repair and test select Logiq® E9 ultrasound transducers manufactured by GE. Unisyn is the only probe repair...

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Nanotechnology and "The End of Medicine" - Andy Kessler

January 10, 2012 11:32 am | by ForaTv | Videos | Comments

Complete program at: http://fora.tv/fora/showthread.php?t=273 Former Wall Street analyst Andy Kessler talks about the future of medical nanotechnology and its possible effects on the economics of the medical industry. ----- Former Wall Street analyst, Andy Kessler, follows the money...

Biodesix Receives New EU and US Patents for Blood-based Oncology Tests

January 10, 2012 6:44 am | News | Comments

BROOMFIELD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biodesix, Inc., a fully integrated molecular diagnostics company dedicated to personalizing medicine, today announced the issuance of three additional patents. The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (PTO) granted two new patents which provide...

University of North Dakota Signs License to Develop Breast Cancer Detection Technology with NeoMatrix, LLC, Makers of the Halo Pap Test

January 10, 2012 6:41 am | News | Comments

GRAND FORKS, N.D.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The University of North Dakota (UND) and NeoMatrix, LLC announced today that they have signed an exclusive option agreement to develop an assay to aid in the early detection of breast cancer. The HALO® breast test is cleared globally...

New 7-Day Body Monitor Patch from BodyMedia & Avery Dennison Medical Solutions Will Aid in Wellness Initiatives Including Weight Management

January 9, 2012 5:38 am | News | Comments

PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In a new advance in remote body monitoring, BodyMedia and Avery Dennison Medical Solutions, a business unit of Avery Dennison Corporation, today announced the development of a body monitor patch offering a comfortable, economical means...

Accelerating Cancer Diagnosis with Customized Motion Control

January 5, 2012 9:58 am | by Scott Frederick | Articles | Comments

The Challenge: A large OEM needed a consistent motion controller for a 84-slide capacity IHC benchtop autostain machine. The Solution: A customized, four-axis 1/2-stack motion controller was selected that ran inside the OEM customer’s existing PC, reducing cost for the manufacturer and increasing lab space for the end-user.

GI Dynamics Announces Commercial Availability of the EndoBarrier for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes or Obesity in the Netherlands

January 5, 2012 5:20 am | News | Comments

LEXINGTON, Mass. & SYDNEY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GI Dynamics, Inc. today announced the transition of the EndoBarrier® Gastrointestinal Liner (the EndoBarrier), a novel, non-surgical device for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and/or obesity, from clinical research to commercial use in the Netherlands.

Roche and Itamar-Medical Move Forward in Developing EndoPAT for Pre-Clinical Longitudinal Studies

January 5, 2012 5:15 am | News | Comments

CAESAREA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Itamar-Medical, the world's leader of non-invasive devices for diagnosis of cardiovascular health, announced achievement of the next milestone of the international pharmaceutical company, Roche, to further develop the EndoPAT technology for pre-clinical trials.

Medtronic Launches First-of-Its-Kind mySentry Remote Glucose Monitor

January 5, 2012 5:12 am | News | Comments

MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Medtronic, Inc. announced U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval and U.S. market launch of the first-of-its-kind mySentryâ„¢ Remote Glucose Monitor, which allows a parent or caregiver to monitor from another room a patient's MiniMed...

Ensil Canada Ltd. Markham, Ontario, Canada, Today Announced the Validation of a 5-Minute, Non-Invasive HIV Test at its Laboratories in Ontario, Canada

January 5, 2012 5:07 am | News | Comments

MARKHAM, ON/24-7PressRelease/ -- After several years of scientific and biomedical laboratory experiments, Ensil succeeds in developing a nanotechnology-based sensor to detect gp 21 and gp 27 HIV virus through urine.

Implantable Pulse Generators ‘Stimulate’ Medical Device Industry

January 4, 2012 11:46 am | by Chris Vaillancourt | Articles | Comments

In recent years, there has been great excitement about the use of neuromodulation to treat a wide array of medical conditions and diseases. The technology uses electrical signals to stimulate or block different nerve impulses in the body and is adapted from technology used in cardiac rhythm management. Advanced ceramic materials are playing an important role in the technology and are poised to play an even greater one as these medical devices flood onto the market to treat an increasing number of ailments.

GlobalMed Introduces New Mobile Telemedicine Carts and Tablet PC with HP

January 4, 2012 5:38 am | News | Comments

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--GlobalMed today announced it is partnering with HP to introduce three new mobile telemedicine carts and a tablet PC solution powered by HP Workstations and EliteBook PCs that will bring doctors and patients together for clinical healthcare at a distance.

AirStrip Technologies Receives CE Mark for Mobile Patient Monitoring Solutions

January 4, 2012 5:29 am | News | Comments

SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AirStrip Technologies, Inc. has received CE Mark certification to market its innovative mobile patient monitoring applications in the European Community as well as other international territories outside Europe, company officials announced today.

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